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Matt Wieters
.308 5 18
Team: BaltimoreHt / Wt: 6-5 / 240 NFBC ADP: 140.97
Position: CBorn: 5/21/1986 Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina
Bats/Throws: S/R Draft: 1st Round by Orioles (2007)

Latest News
Jan. 16 4:23 PM PT5:23 PM MT6:23 PM CT7:23 PM ET19:23 ET0:23 GMT8:23 5:23 PM MST7:23 PM EST7:53 PM VEN4:23 UAE (+1)6:23 PM CT-Wieters agreed to a one-year deal for $8,275,000 with Baltimore.
Analysis: Wieters, who missed nearly all of 2015 because of Tommy John surgery in June, got a raise from $7.7 million. He batted .308 in 26 games.
June 16 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Wieters will have season-ending surgery on his right elbow Tuesday.
Analysis: Orioles manager Buck Showalter announced the news before Monday night's game at Tampa Bay. Showalter says the team is hopeful that Wieters will be ready for opening day next season.
May 11 9:14 AM PT10:14 AM MT11:14 AM CT12:14 PM ET12:14 ET16:14 GMT0:14 9:14 AM MST11:14 AM EST11:44 AM VEN20:14 UAE11:14 AM CT-The Orioles have lost catcher Matt Wieters, who was placed on the DL with a right elbow strain.
Analysis: Wieters is a fantasy stud with a .308 average, 18 RBIs with a clutch 1.150 OPS in the seventh inning or later.
May 7 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET0:27 ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST11:57 PM VEN8:27 UAE11:27 PM CT-Wieters is out of the starting lineup after making a trip to have his sore right elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews. The Baltimore Orioles catcher flew roundtrip from Tampa to Pensacola on Wednesday for the exam and was listed as a backup player for Wednesday night's game against Tampa Bay.
Analysis: While it was determined that Wieters would avoid the disabled list, he will likely be limited to designated hitter for a period of time. The elbow has bothered the switch-hitting Wieters, who went 2 for 5 as the DH in Tuesday night's 5-3 win over the Rays, the past couple weeks. Wieters, batting a team-best .341, was 15 for 40 (.375) with eight RBIs in his last nine games.
May 2 1:30 PM PT2:30 PM MT3:30 PM CT4:30 PM ET16:30 ET20:30 GMT4:30 1:30 PM MST3:30 PM EST4:00 PM VEN0:30 UAE (+1)3:30 PM CT-Wieters hit a walkoff homer in the second game of Thursday's doubleheader against Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Wieters, who finished with two hits, is now batting .393 over his last six games and .342 on the season. There could be some regression coming, as Wieters is a career .257 hitter.
Apr. 24 10:27 AM PT11:27 AM MT12:27 PM CT1:27 PM ET13:27 ET17:27 GMT1:27 10:27 AM MST12:27 PM EST12:57 PM VEN21:27 UAE12:27 PM CT-Wieters rocked the fantasy world Wednesday.
Analysis: Wieters went 3 for 5 with a homer and two RBIs. He returned to Baltimore's lineup after sitting out two games.
Apr. 15 2:33 PM PT3:33 PM MT4:33 PM CT5:33 PM ET17:33 ET21:33 GMT5:33 2:33 PM MST4:33 PM EST5:03 PM VEN1:33 UAE (+1)4:33 PM CT-Wieters went 3 for 4 with two runs and an RBI in Monday's 7-1 win over Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Wieters has hit safely in all but one of his first 11 games, going 15 for 41 (.366) with three homers and eight RBIs.
Apr. 14 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Wieters hit his third home run Sunday against Toronto.
Analysis: Wieters owns a .960 OPS with seven RBIs through 10 games.
Apr. 8 3:04 PM PT4:04 PM MT5:04 PM CT6:04 PM ET18:04 ET22:04 GMT6:04 3:04 PM MST5:04 PM EST5:34 PM VEN2:04 UAE (+1)5:04 PM CT-Wieters hit his second home run and drove in three runs in Tuesday's win over New York.
Analysis: Wieters has hit safely in all seven games thus far while going 10 for 27 with six RBIs.
Apr. 4 10:57 AM PT11:57 AM MT12:57 PM CT1:57 PM ET13:57 ET17:57 GMT1:57 10:57 AM MST12:57 PM EST1:27 PM VEN21:57 UAE12:57 PM CT-Wieters was 3 for 4 with a double and drove in a run Thursday against Boston.
Analysis: It's a nice start to the season for Wieters, who is 5 for 11 in three games.
Mar. 12 6:56 AM PT7:56 AM MT8:56 AM CT9:56 AM ET9:56 ET13:56 GMT21:56 6:56 AM MST8:56 AM EST9:26 AM VEN17:56 UAE7:56 AM CT-Wieters will miss several games after spraining his right ankle running the bases Tuesday.
Analysis: Wieters' ankle was heavily taped when he walked into the clubhouse Wednesday. He called it a "slight sprain" and says he'd probably try to play if it was the regular season.

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